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2014-04-16 08:20:41

-Taking home its first title, Fisk joins 12 HBCUs that have won HCASC national championships TORRANCE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Completing a journey that began in the fall, Fisk University claimed its first ever national championship title at the 25(th) anniversary Honda Campus All-Star Challenge. For a quarter century, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. has sponsored this unique academic competition featuring the best and brightest students from America's...

2014-04-14 08:39:36

Academic competition to be webcast LIVE at 12 p.m. EDT TORRANCE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than eight months of preparation, the best and brightest students from America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will compete today for the title of national champion in this year's 25(th) anniversary Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC). Watch live as the action unfolds on hcasc.com beginning at 12:00 p.m. EDT....

2014-01-26 00:20:11

- Eight of the Nation's Top HBCU Marching Bands and Grammy-nominated Big Sean Wow Fans at Georgia Dome ATLANTA, Jan. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marching band fans from across the country poured into Atlanta's Georgia Dome on Saturday to celebrate the 12(th) annual Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase, and to witness firsthand the dynamic ensemble of music, choreography and showmanship displayed by eight of the nation's premier Historically Black Colleges and Universities...

2008-10-16 09:00:23

As the Honda Battle of the Bands (www.hondabattleofthebands.com) prepares to host its seventh annual Invitational Showcase, fans can expect another spectacular musical pageant as well as an expanded commitment to support the vital music programs of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). With an increase in scholarship awards and the return of the HBCU Recruitment Fair, the Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) continues to evolve as one of the nation's most-celebrated...


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